Changing Places – Newcastle and the Hunter (2012) is the third and eagerly anticipated latest book from Greg and Sylvia Ray featuring unique and long lost images of Newcastle and the Hunter, beautifully digitised and re-mastered from original glass negatives and film.
The book will also come with a DVD containing two vintage documentaries about Newcastle and the Hunter: Story of a City (1945) and We Live in this Valley (1962).
The book has 208 pages (16 pages more than its two predecessors), with a 16-page colour section. The photos cover the period from the late 1800s to the 1970s. It will retail for $39.95.
The book will be launched at the Newcastle Art Gallery Laman Street this coming Friday, 9th November 2012 at 5.30pm.
Please RSVP by 7 November by email: firstname.lastname@example.org or by phoning Sylvia on 0429 434 974.
The book will be launched by University Archivist and Chair of the Coal River Working Party Gionni Di Gravio.
Greg & Sylvia Ray’s first book Newcastle: The Missing Years (2010) consisting of historic photographs of Newcastle has sold over 14,500 copies in 5 printings, its sequel Recovered Memories (2011) has sold over 10,500 copies.